Brussel Sprout Salad with Smoked Bacon Vinaigrette

1 Pound-Brussel Sprouts-halved To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix ¼ Cup-Peanuts-chopped 3 Each-Radish-sliced thin ½ Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled 2 Each Green Onion-sliced thin Directions Slice brussels sprouts thin all the way down to stem, discard stem, and place sliced in a bowl. Continue until all brussel sprouts have been sliced. Add to bowl peanuts, radish, feta and green onions. …

Patatas Bravas with Chorizo and Chipotle Aioli

2 Pounds-Red Potatoes-medium size To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 1 Pound-Mexican Chorizo ½ Cup-Cilantro-leaves To Taste-Chipotle Aioli {see recipe below} 2 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin To Taste-Quesco Fresco-crumbled Directions Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and turn burner on high. As soon as water begins to boil set timer for 15 minutes. When timer goes …

Slow Cooked Pork Chops

4 Each-Pork Chops-preferably bone-in To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Dust-All Purpose Flour To Drizzle-Olive Oil 1 ½ Cups-Stock-Turkey/Chicken/Vegetable 3 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter Directions Season chops with salt/pepper on both sides. Heat a skillet to medium high heat. Dredge in flour to coat both sides and add oil to pan. Add chops to pan and begin to brown. Cook to brown on …

Broccolini with a warm Mustard Bacon Pecan Vinaigrette

6 Strips-Bacon-thick cut style, sliced into thin strips ½ Cup-Pecans-rough chopped 1 Clove-Fresh Garlic-smashed into a paste 2 Tablespoons-Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Tablespoon-Dijon Mustard 2 Bunches-Broccolini-about 4 cups, rinse and patted dry To Drizzle-Olive Oil 1/4 Cup-Turkey Stock To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix Directions Warm a sauté pan over medium high heat, add bacon, pecans and cook stirring frequently about …

Grilled Caesar Salad with Countdown Chicken

1 Recipe-Caesar Dressing-{see recipe below} 1 Each-Countdown Chicken-{{see recipe at www.cheftroy.com} 2 Slices-Sourdough Bread-cut into cubes 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-melted 3 Each-Romaine Hearts-halved long ways To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Each-Roma Tomatoes 4 Slices-Smoked Bacon-cooked, drained To Taste-Parmesan Cheese-shaved ribbons Directions Make Caesar dressing according to recipe and place in refrigerator, best if done the day before. …

Homemade Breakfast Sausage and Tabasco Gravy

Sausage 2 Pounds-Ground Pork 1/2 Pound-Hickory Smoked Bacon-sliced into thin strips 2 Tablespoons-Brown Sugar 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt 2 Teaspoons-Black Pepper 1 1/2 Teaspoons-Ground Coriander 1 Teaspoon-Crushed Red Pepper 3 Teaspoons-Fresh Sage-finely chopped Gravy 3 Tablespoons-All Purpose Flour 2 ½ Cups-Whole Milk To Taste-Tabasco Hot Sauce To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Directions Combine pork, bacon with remaining ingredients. Mix together, cover and …

Asparagus Pesto Spaghetti Carbonara

1 Pound-Spaghetti 1 Pound-Bacon-cut into thin strips 3 Cloves-Garlic-chopped 4 Each-Eggs-lightly beaten 3 Tablespoons-Heavy Cream 1 Cup-Parmesan To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 1 Cup-Frozen Sweet Peas–thawed in refrigerator To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Garnish-Toasted Panko Bread Crumbs Pesto 1 Pound-Asparagus Spears-stem end trimmed To Coat-Extra Virgin Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1/4 Cup-Walnuts 1/4 Cup-Parsley-leaves only 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice …

Gumbo Ramen

1/3 Cup-Shortening-or canola oil 1/3 Cup-All Purpose Flour 1/3 Cup-Celery-fine dice 1/3 Cup-Green Bell Pepper- fine dice ½ Cup-Onion- fine dice 3 Cloves- Garlic –fine chop 1 Pound-Smoked Andouille Sausage-sliced into half moons 12 Ounces-Crawfish Tail Meat-thawed and drained 1/4 Teaspoon-Cayenne Pepper 1 Teaspoon-Gumbo File 6 Cups-Chicken Stock 1 ½ Cup-Fresh Okra-cut into ½” pieces or frozen, un-breaded ½ Pound-Fresh …

Bacon and White Wine Braised Cabbage

1 Pound-Bacon-slice into thin pieces 4 Pounds-Cabbage-core removed and thin sliced 2 Tablespoons-Kosher Salt 2 Teaspoons-Black Pepper 1 Tablespoon-Ground Coriander 1 Tablespoon-Mustard Seeds 3 Cups-White Wine-Pinot Grigio To Cover-Water 4 Tablespoons-Butter Directions Warm a large stock pot over medium high heat. Add bacon, cook until starting to brown. Add cut cabbage to pot and cook, stirring frequently. Cook until cabbage …

Crispy Potato Hash with Mustard Greens-Scallion and Fried Eggs

1 Pounds-Red Potatoes-medium size To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 8 Cups-Mustard Greens-washed and rough chopped 6 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin, white and green parts kept separate 1 ½ Cups-Cheddar Cheese-grated 8 Strips-Smoked Bacon-sliced into thin strips, cooked and drained To Taste-Crème Fraiche-{homemade recipe below}, or sour cream 1 Tablespoon-Unsalted Butter 4 Each-Eggs Directions Place potatoes …